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Imagination And Reality

Research from the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden indicates our imagination can change our perceptions of reality. It appears that your mind can literally play tricks on you by changing illusions of what you think you hear and see into what seems like reality. The research helps us understand how the human brain combines information from the different senses…

Important People And Imagination

I strongly encourage you to read and contemplate each of these quotes about imagination. These people are not just saying that it played an important role. They are essentially attributing their success to it. It goes even further, most of them give the impression that using their imagination was not only the thing that leads…

What Is Imagination And Do You Use It?

We will spend some time how to use your imagination however, when it comes to using your imagination, there is one critical rule that can never, ever be broken. That rule is that “there are no rules in imagination”.  Your private inner world Nobody can bother you here. It’s your own “other world”. You can…

Imagination And Change

If you’re going to maximize your impact, you’re going have to imagine it first. If you have trouble imagining any goal your goal is doomed before you even start. Assuming you can imagine it and you do get started, the size of your impact will also be determined by your imagination. Do you have the…

Human Energy

As I was researching energy management and optimization (for humans) I was surprised at how little organized and detailed information was available that addresses such an important subject that directly impacts every human on the planet. There is a lot of information relating to energy management for athletes, however, this is only partly relevant to…

Energy – What Is It?

Humanity needs energy to operate and so do we as individuals. Energy is literally and figuratively the fuels that powers us. So, what is it? How do we get more of it? In the chapter about Time I mentioned that life is one big exercise in time management. In this chapter, I’m saying that life…

How To Make Your Time Last Longer

Learning Learning new things is an obvious way to cause your brain to process more information and slow down time. Given the subject matter of this book, if you are going to learn something new, it might as well be something that will help you maximize your impact. New places Experiencing a new environment can…

Our Mind’s Time

There are many situations in life that cause us to feel like time is moving more quickly or more slowly.  Does time fly when you’re having fun? In 1990, William Friedman published a review of 70 time experiments, including a list of phenomena that occur during duration time estimates. Several of his findings along with…

Slowing Down Time

In the industrial age many of us had jobs that involved completing a specified number of tasks per day. This concept is essentially nonexistent for knowledge-based workers in the knowledge age. In the knowledge age, we have an objective or a goal that must be achieved for our employer (or other project) and there are…